Glues

Woodturners use glues for a wide variety of purposes including laminating stock, filling small holes in a blank, holding wood in a glue block and even as a finish.

 

Using Thin Epoxy in Woodturning
By: Will Hunt
In this short article, Will Hunt, a professional woodturner from Lexington, MA, explains how to make thin epoxy and then provides a list of different ways that it can be used by woodturners.

 

Gluing Oily Tropical Hardwoods
By: Eric Meier
Conventional wood glues like Titebond are water-based, and they rely on penetrating into the grain of the wood, and then (once the water has evaporated) hardening, leaving a bond that is in many instances stronger than the wood itself.

Many tropical hardwoods are so oily or resinous that they’re practically waterproof. It would then stand to reason that if conventional wood glues need to penetrate into the wood in order to obtain a strong bond, then these oily woods would present a challenge in gluing.

This articles discusses the best ways to glue oily tropical hardwoods.

 

Why Cyanoacrylate Instant Glue Spouts "Clog"
By: Wood Finish Supply

 

CA Glue; Ideas, Tips and Methods
By: Bruce Hoover

 

Your Guide to Woodworking Glues - Wiki
By: Wikipedia

 

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